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G E N E R A L #1 A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II by Weinberg, Gerhard L. ( 1994) This look at the Second World War is the counter balance to John Keegan’s the Second World War. Weinberg looks at the war from a very political and economic standpoint. Living up … Continue reading The best books on World War II
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The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
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